It's my new philosophy - okay, so I'm lying. In fact, I am quite miffed that the piece I was so looking forward to tatting is so, well, klutzy-looking. That's what happens if I do not tat constantly. That will teach me to move!
I was going to post only the second photo, as I thought it hid the alarming bare spots, but this must be an honest learning experience, or what's the point? So I gritted my teeth and displayed the worst one first.
The second is a more slightly veiled version - like a photo taken with a bit of Vaseline smeared on the lens while photographing an aging movie star...
Here is the movie star version:
#16 Motif Challenge
This book has intimidated me till now. I finally had the nerve to do this pattern, because I loved it so much on Gina's blog, and it was not difficult - even thought the result was not good. It is a wonderful book, with lots of patterns inside.
I am going to tat this again and see if I can do the motif sans baldness.
Oh, the wonderful thread is Heather's Wine and Roses. I reminds me of custard and jam. I ♥ love♥ this thread.